Festival Director Bows Out

Sir Brian McMaster has been Director of the Edinburgh International Festival for 15 years. This year’s event will be his last. He was born in Hitchin in Hertfordshire in England. Brian is an only child and rather whimsically reveals that the nursing home where he was born is now a music college. He is a very private man and when it comes to talking about himself is modest and reserved almost beyond belief – there is a very real sense of separation of his private life and public persona which demands respect. Read the rest of this entry »